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Love Breathing ( (こい) () (きゅう) Koi no kokyū?) is a Breathing Style derived from Flame Breathing.

Description

Love Breathing is a Breathing Style that is based of the emotion of love. Most, if not all, techniques form a combination of whip-like attacks that utilize superhuman flexibility, dexterity, agility and speed. Users that have mastered Love Breathing visualize themselves seemingly creating pinkish strikes when unleashing its techniques.

This Breathing Style is the personal creation of Mitsuri Kanroji, made by altering the Flame Breathing she learned from Kyojuro Rengoku to suit her needs. It takes advantage of her body's unique muscle density, which grants her inhuman strength without making her physically bulky, to deliver fast and powerful blows while moving with incredible flexibility and agility. As it relies on her body's special composition, it is a Style only she can use. It can also be assumed that this Breathing Style requires a whip-like katana.

Breathing Style Relationship Chart

   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
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Known Users

Known Users
Mitsuri Kanroji
Mitsuri Kanroji

Known Techniques

Love Breathing has 6 techniques and forms at minimum, with 5 known techniques.

  • First Form: Shivers of First Love ( (いち) (かた)   (はつ) (こい) のわななき Ichi no kata: Hatsukoi no Wananaki?)[1] - The user dashes forward with a series of extended whip slashes that winds around and through the target.
  • Second Form: Love Pangs ( () (かた)   (おう) (のう) (めぐ) (こい) Ni no kata: Ōnō Meguru Koi?)[2] - The user unleashes multiple powerful whip slashes around themselves.
  • Third Form: Catlove Shower ( (さん) (かた)   (こい) (ねこ) しぐれ San no kata: Koi Neko Shigure?)[3] - The user leaps and unleashes a series of ranged arced attacks in quick succession.
  • Fifth Form: Swaying Love, Wildclaw ( () (かた)   () らめく (れん) (じょう) (みだ) (づめ) Go no kata: Yurameku Renjō Midarezume?)[4] - The user somersaults backwards through the air creating a long whip-like string of attacks.
  • Sixth Form: Cat-Legged Winds of Love ( (ろく) (かた)   (ねこ) (あし) (こい) (かぜ) Roku no kata: Neko Ashi Koi Kaze?)[5] - The user twirls upside-down and creates multiple extending slashing attacks before retracting it and extending it again, all within a very short amount of time.

Demonstrations

— Love Breathing —


References

  1. Kimetsu no Yaiba Manga: Chapter 112 (Pages 8-10).
  2. Kimetsu no Yaiba Manga: Chapter 123 (Page 4).
  3. Kimetsu no Yaiba Manga: Chapter 122 (Pages 18-19).
  4. Kimetsu no Yaiba Manga: Chapter 123 (Page 6).
  5. Kimetsu no Yaiba Manga: Chapter 182 (Page 19).


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